Texas Tech University

School of Theatre & Dance

Director – Dr. Mark Charney
Academic Advisor – Beth Scheckel
(806) 834-5291

Students in the School of Theatre and Dance earn degrees in dance or theatre arts, including pre-professional theatre arts degrees with a specialization in either acting or design/technology, Musical Theatre. Graduates of the department enjoy professional and academic careers nationally and internationally.


Endowed and departmental scholarships are available. Selections are based on GPA, service to the School, need, recommendations, and field of study. Applications can be downloaded from the department website.


Bachelor of Arts with a major in Dance
Bachelor of Arts with a major in Theatre
Bachelor of Fine Arts with a major in Theatre Arts
Fields of Specialization in Theatre Arts - Acting, Theatre Arts – Design/Technology, and
Musical Theatre

Graduate degrees (MA, MFA, PhD) with concentrations or emphases in Arts Administration; Design; History/Theory/Criticism; Performance & Pedagogy; and Playwriting. Please contact Beth Scheckel for more information on graduate or undergraduate programs.